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Briscoe Western Art Museum

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The Briscoe Western Art Museum, located on the banks of the historic San Antonio River Walk, brings to life the vibrant culture and heritage of the Western United States. The Museum offers a permanent collection of Western art and artifacts...more
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210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2988
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the museum very much, great sculptures, paintings and a view of life in the west. Gives you a perspective of life and where we come from, a total mixture .The Alamo depiction is great

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed this museum much more than I thought I would. Some of the sculptures were fabulous. I would have appreciated more explanatory text for the paintings, but I did enjoy viewing them. A worthwhile stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank unicorn3
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a collection of western paintings, sculptures and artifacts that are interesting and we spent over an hour there. Neither of us found the current exhibit, Destino, worth more than a quick glance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cityglow
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is well worth the time. many beautiful paintings, sculptures and artifacts depicting Native American and Western cultures.Very informative !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeannine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked by this museum on the way to meet friends for dinner. It was Tuesday, and I noticed a Free on Tuesday sign. So after dinner we went through the museum. It was very interesting and full of history and artifacts.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CKay711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not come to San Antonio with the thought of visiting the Briscoe Western Art Museum, but we are so pleased we did. This museum, named in honor for former Texas Governor Dolph Briscoe and his wife, Janey, is exceptional. Museum personnel are friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum about western art directly at the river walk. Small but interesting exhibits and definitely worth a visit. My favourite are the bronze sculptures and the very colorful pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JuttaZ_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened into this museum after seeing a sign offering free admission on Tuesday evenings. It is well worth paying for though! Stunning pieces of western sculpture and paintings kept us happily occupied for a couple of hours. And it's right along the River Walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LisaJane222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Briscoe Museum of Western Art in San Antonio, Texas, on the morning of Thursday, November 8, 2018. This museum is located on the River Walk and we walked to this museum after taking a boat cruise along the River...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our trip to San Antonio. The paintings and sculptures were beautiful. All with a western/cowboy flair. I noticed some reviewers mention that it was short and only took approximately 30 minutes. My wife and I were in the museum and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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